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November 16, 2018 - 10:18 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University trustees are hearing directly from former students who say they were sexually abused by a team doctor, allegations that span the late physician's two decades at the school. Seven accusers of Dr. Richard Strauss are scheduled to talk about how the abuse...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, Gritty, takes to the ice during the first intermission of the Flyers' preseason NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Philadelphia. In video shared on his Twitter account, Gritty proclaimed his love for snow on Thursday, Nov. 15, by shuffling his feet to form the shape of a heart. The 7-foot (2-meter) furry, orange creature was introduced in September. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek, File)
November 16, 2018 - 8:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Not everyone was cursing the fall snowstorm that snared traffic throughout the Northeast. The Philadelphia Flyers' mascot, Gritty, experienced his first snowfall on Thursday. And Gritty tweeted it's "Zamboni dust." In video shared on his Twitter account, Gritty proclaimed his...
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Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Kasperi Kapanen (24), of Finland, scores a goal past San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones (31) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
November 16, 2018 - 2:18 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks seemed intent to go after Nazem Kadri right from the start. That didn't bother the Toronto Maple Leafs a bit and they ended up with the win. John Tavares opened the scoring just after a power-play for an early run at Kadri ended and Kasperi Kapanen had...
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Montreal Canadiens' Artturi Lehkonen, (62) of Finland, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammates during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 2:18 am
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — In a duel of struggling goaltenders, one returned to vintage form, while the misery continued for the other. Carey Price backstopped the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 win over Mike Smith and the Calgary Flames on Thursday night, despite the visitors being outshot 45-22. "He's...
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All Japan manager Atsunori Inaba, center, welcomes his players after beating MLB All-Stars 4-1 in Game 6 at their All-Stars Series baseball at Nagoya Dome in Nagoya, central Japan, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Japan improved to 5-1 in the series. (Kyodo News via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 2:18 am
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Coming off a strong showing against a team of Major League Baseball All-Stars, Japan manager Atsunori Inaba has every reason to be confident about his team's chances of winning a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Japan won the six-game exhibition series 5-1 against an MLB...
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams, left, shoots past San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. The Clippers won 116-111. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
November 16, 2018 - 2:15 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams did it again. He hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-111 on Thursday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. "We feel like we're a good basketball team despite what...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Ravens' Justin Tucker kicks a 44-yard field goal during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland. Tucker, the most accurate kicker in league history at 90.1 percent, received 92 points in a 10-points-to-one-point system with six of 10 first-place votes from a panel of Associated Press football writers. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 16, 2018 - 1:34 am
Justin Tucker stunned everyone with a miss. The Baltimore Ravens' two-time All-Pro kicker is so good that nobody could believe it when he sliced a game-tying extra point wide right in a 24-23 loss to the Saints last month. It was Tucker's first career miss after nailing 222 straight. Despite the...
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Denver Nuggets forward Juan Hernangomez, left, drives to the rim past Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter in the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Denver. The Nuggets won 138-93. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 16, 2018 - 1:00 am
DENVER (AP) — Criticized by their coach for slow, stagnant play, the Denver Nuggets reverted to a fast-break style that carried their offense to new highs. Juancho Hernangomez scored a season-high 25 points to lead seven Nuggets in double figures and Denver set the tone for a runaway victory with a...
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Connecticut guard Christian Vital (1) goes to the basket against Syracuse forward Marek Dolezaj (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the 2K Empire Classic, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Connecticut won 83-76. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 16, 2018 - 12:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Unranked teams made a statement at the 2K Classic. Jordan Bohannon scored 16 points to lead Iowa to a 77-69 upset of No. 13 Oregon in the second semifinal of the 2K Classic on Thursday night. Luka Garza added 12, and Ryan Kriener finished with 11. The Hawkeyes (3-0) will play UConn...
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Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) gets some help from Coyotes center Brad Richardson (15) on a shot by Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 16, 2018 - 12:49 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper might not have imagined that by the end of Thursday night, he'd have played in as many games as the goalie he backs up, the injured Antti Raanta. Kuemper had a career-high 44 saves in his sixth straight game in net, and the Arizona Coyotes held off the Western...
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